St. Croix is simply exquisite. It boasts the most perfect climate of all the United States — the worst day on St. Croix is still better than most other places. St. Croix is also uniquely historic, agricultural, serene, uncrowded, affluent, and is characterized by spectacular topography. See for yourself...
- St. Croix is the largest of the three main U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Since it is a U.S. territory, the US dollar is used for currency and you have access to the US Postal System, US Court System, and protection from US laws and agencies. A passport is not required to enter the island from the United States.
- St. Croix is 28 miles long and 7 miles wide.
- St. Croix has a population of more than 50,000 residents
- St. Croix is located in the passageways of the easterly, cooling Trade Winds.
- Point Udall on St. Croix is the most easterly point of the United States.
- St. Croix boasts the most and best historic sites of the three major US Virgin Islands.
- St. Croix is the only place in the present day United States that was named by Christopher Columbus.
- St. Croix is the only territory in the New World to have been under seven flags — Spanish, Dutch, English, French, Knights of Malta, Danish, and since 1917 the USA.
- St. Croix , in its early days, was known as the Garden of the West Indies and attracted many government officials from surrounding islands to learn from the exceptional layout of its 300 acre estates, towns and roads.
Peaceful & Uncrowded
- St. Croix is unique in that it is completely surrounded by the Caribbean Sea.
- St. Croix is permeated by charming Danish architecture.
- St. Croix has uniquely beautiful rolling hills.
- St. Croix is not known as a "tourist" island like St. Thomas so you can enjoy the true Caribbean
life in one of our Caribbean Condos..
- St. Croix has a topography that is not as rugged as many other Caribbean Islands making it easier to traverse.
- St. Croix has manageable traffic and an efficient network of roads.
- St. Croix has up to 1100-ft. high hilltops creating breathtaking views.
- St. Croix has a lush rainforest on the northwest side of the island.
- St. Croix has a very diverse topography, from the dry plains in the east to the beaches of the south west, to the north shore, and the rainforest of the north west.
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Columbus lands at Salt River during his second voyage to the Americas. He encounters Igneri, Taino, and Carib Indians. He names the island Santa Cruz (later called St. Croix by the French).